• earthsky.org | 2/9/2020 | Deborah Byrd
    Only one earthly spacecraft has ever visited Pluto. New Horizons gathered the data to create this composite image in 2015. The heart-shaped feature is now called Tombaugh Regio.
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  • ScienceDaily | 2/4/2020 | Staff
    Pluto's famous heart-shaped structure, named Tombaugh Regio, quickly became famous after NASA's New Horizons mission captured footage of the dwarf planet in 2015 and revealed it isn't the barren...
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  • CNET | 8/28/2019 | Abrar Al-Heeti
    Pluto: forever a planet in our hearts. Fans of Pluto have had a hard time letting go of the fact that it's no longer a planet. Even though the cosmic body was demoted more than a decade ago, NASA...
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  • earthsky.org | 7/14/2019 | Deborah Byrd
    A natural color view of Pluto, as seen by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft in 2015. The heart-shaped feature measures approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 km) across. Pluto is known to be made mostly of...
    506 views aka1
  • earthsky.org | 7/3/2019 | Deborah Byrd
    Steven Bellavia in Mattituck, New York, captured Pluto on 2 separate nights, June 24 and June 27. In this animated gif, you can see that Pluto moved in front of the stars between those 2 nights.
    491 views kring
  • Space.com | 5/29/2019 | Charles Q. Choi
    A whiff of ammonia in reddish ices on Pluto may be evidence of recent geological activity on the dwarf planet, with liquid water spewing out from Pluto's depths like molten lava would on Earth, a...
    524 views kims
  • CNN | 5/20/2019 | Staff
    (CNN)When NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew past Pluto in 2015, researchers hoped that its data would help them unravel some of the dwarf planet's mysteries. Instead, the discoveries made during...
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  • phys.org | 5/10/2019 | Staff
    Whenever it passes in front of a star, Pluto provides precious information about its atmosphere, precious because occultations by Pluto are rare. The survey achieved by researchers from Paris...
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  • earthsky.org | 5/8/2019 | EarthSky Voices
    The spectacular layers of blue haze in Pluto’s atmosphere, captured by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. Image via NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute.
    235 views ali11

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